Is Lost a Repeat? deserves some kind of web usability award.
Rogers Cadenhead got a nasty letter from Dave Winer’s attorney. It seems to be motivated by their [disagreement](http://eyeonwiner.org/archives/2006/rogers-has-his-winer-moment) over Rogers’ [RSS Advisory Board](http://www.rssboard.org/).
I *swear* I’m not “Rakan Ben Williams.” 😉
Is this going to land me on the no-fly list?
The price of a virus-free Windows box: $49.95 per year.
The price of a virus-free Linux box: $0.00 per year.
Sorry, couldn’t resist.
LA Weekly has an excerpt from John Hodgman’s *The Areas of My Expertise*. I really don’t know why but the list of failed palindromes made me laugh harder than anything in recent memory.
Kottke’s list of the best links of 2005 is lengthy and excellent.
This just makes my day. One company with no respect for its customers gets screwed over by another company having no respect for its customers.
World of Warcraft hackers have confirmed that the hiding capabilities of Sony BMG’s content protection software can make tools made for cheating in the online world impossible to detect. The software–deemed a “rootkit” by many security experts–is shipped with tens of thousands of the record company’s music titles.
Blizzard Entertainment, the maker of World of Warcraft, has created a controversial program that detects cheaters by scanning the processes that are running at the time the game is played. Called the Warden, the anti-cheating program cannot detect any files that are hidden with Sony BMG’s content protection, which only requires that the hacker add the prefix “$sys$” to file names.
The album of the week is Dane Cook’s *Retaliation*. This is the Boston comic’s second album and it’s actually the number one album on Rhapsody right now.